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Raku Pottery with Marvin Kitson


Saturday 16 August, Raku Pottery with Marvin Kitson of Muddy Fingers Pottery, 10.30am – 4pm, Leaplish Waterside Park.

About Raku: Raku ware is a type of Japanese pottery that is traditionally used in Japanese tea ceremonies, most often in the form of tea bowls.

About the workshop: Marvin Kitson of Newcastle-based Muddy Fingers Pottery will be running two raku decorating and firing sessions at Leaplish over the course of the day (morning and afternoon). Participants can decorate a ready-made bisque-fired tile and pot with special glazes and watch the firing process, which uses a special kiln fuelled by propane gas that can be used safely outdoors.

Times: Drop in throughout the day - glazing sessions and firings bwill take place from 11am until 3.30pm

Costs: Bisque fired items cost from £3

Cafe facilities are available at the Boat Inn, Leaplish.

For Further information: Please contact Susan Priestley, Kielder Arts Workshop Co-ordinator on 07775 828076 or by email to susan.priestley@talktalk.net

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